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Cripsy, roasted cauliflower coated in a flavorful, creamy sauce, then tossed with crumbled Queso, green onions, and cilantro. This Mexican Street Style Cauliflower is an easy and delicious side or appetizer!
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Mexican Street Corn Cauliflower

Cripsy, roasted cauliflower coated in a flavorful, creamy sauce, then tossed with crumbled Queso, green onions, and cilantro. This Mexican Street Style Cauliflower is an easy and delicious side or appetizer!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: Mexican
Keyword: Mexican Street Style Cauliflower
Servings: 6 servings
Calories: 118kcal

Ingredients

Cauliflower

  • Florets from one head cauliflower
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp pepper

Sauce

  • 2 tablespoons sour cream
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Zest of 1/2 lime
  • 1 teaspoon chili powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder

Mix-Ins

  • 1/4 cup cilantro chopped and gently packed
  • 1/4 cup green onions chopped
  • 1/4 cup crumbled Queso Fresco

Instructions

  • Preheat air fryer to 400 degrees or oven to 425 degrees.
  • Toss together cauliflower florets with olive oil, salt, and pepper.
  • Air Fryer: Place florets in a single layer in air fryer basket. Cook for 10 minutes, then toss. Cook for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until cauliflower is lightly browned and softened.
  • Oven: Place florets in a single layer on a large baking sheet. Cooke for 15 minutes, then toss. Cook for an additional 10-15 minutes, or until cauliflower is lightly browned and softened.
  • While cauliflower is cooking, stir together sour cream, lime juice, lime zest, chili powder, and garlic powder.
  • Once cauliflower has finished cooking, toss with sauce.
  • Then, stir in cilantro, green onions, and Queso Fresco.

Nutrition

Calories: 118kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 11g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 7g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 6mg | Sodium: 257mg | Potassium: 187mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 252IU | Vitamin C: 25mg | Calcium: 50mg | Iron: 1mg